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THE PITS

(CHORUS)
         F                  C
It's the 24th of May and we likes to get away 
                                 G
Up in the woods or going out the bay 
        C                           F                 C
There's all kinds of places but the place we likes to get 
             Am             C    G  C
Is up on the highway in the grav-el pits

Am C G C


   C                      F               C
We loves to go out in the good old gravel pits
               Am             C         G
We loves to go out there when life gets smelly 
       C                            F           C
We can spray paint our names on the face of the cliff 
             Am           C    G   C
Go up to the Irving for a coke and chips 


  C                       F              C
Hitches up the camper and out of town we go 
           Am           C             G
Out on the highway with everything in tow 
    C                           F             C
The dog is in the back seat and Grandfather's drunk 
                  Am              C       G      C
Youngsters in the trailer and the wife is in the trunk 


(CHORUS)
         F                  C
It's the 24th of May and we likes to get away 
                                 G
Up in the woods or going out the bay 
        C                           F                 C
There's all kinds of places but the place we likes to get 
             Am             C    G  C
Is up on the highway in the grav-el pits

Am C G C


C                       F             C
John is coming over and Sue and Henry too 
                Am           C            G
We polish off a bottle and a pot of moose stew
   C                      F             C 
We tell a few stories, an awful lot of lies
             Am             C    G        C
Green boughs on the fire to keep away the flies 


C                                     F                    C
The youngsters gets excited then they starts to bounce and jump up
                     Am           C         G
When we piles in the car and goes up to the dump 
C                                  F            C
It's cheaper than the movies so we all sits and stares 
          Am                 C      G      C
Up by the garbage b'y you're lookin at the bears 


(CHORUS)
         F                  C
It's the 24th of May and we likes to get away 
                                 G
Up in the woods or going out the bay 
        C                           F                 C
There's all kinds of places but the place we likes to get 
             Am             C    G  C
Is up on the highway in the grav-el pits

Am C G C


C                            F          C
We flies a Newfie flag on an old spruce pole 
                 Am         C           G
And drowns a few worms in a tractor mud hole 
C                            F                 C
Then listens to the radio we plays it good and loud 
               Am               C        G      C       
A scoff on the Coleman stove is bound to draw a crowd 


C                                 F              C
When the weekend's over and we're headed back to town 
               Am          C            G
A half inch of sloppy snow lying on the ground 
C                             F           C
A hundred dollars poorer, who wants to be rich 
               Am         C   G      C
We just had a lovely time out in the pits 


(CHORUS)
         F                  C
It's the 24th of May and we likes to get away 
                                 G
Up in the woods or going out the bay 
        C                           F                 C
There's all kinds of places but the place we likes to get 
             Am             C    G  C
Is up on the highway in the grav-el pits

Am C G C

            
            
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